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80K for a "Winchester Clock"
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If any of you fellers got 70 – 80K burning a hole in your pocket, have I got the clock for you! Fully automated via lever action. We can even match your alligator or snake skin boots to go with it.

https://www.theunnamedsociety.com/collections/winchester-reimagined

I’m trying to recall if I’ve ever seen anything else so overextravagant in my life.

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Yuk. 

A man can never have too many WINCHESTERS...

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Have to agree with the last sentiment.  Maybe even up the expression a few degrees.  Besides, who of us have that kind of “loose money”?

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tim tomlinson said
Have to agree with the last sentiment.  Maybe even up the expression a few degrees.  Besides, who of us have that kind of “loose money”?

I just love the fact that you spend 80K of your “Loose Money” and still have to make sure you wind your clock every 7 days. If I spend 80K on something, I expect it to wind itself. I guess I’m just not accustomed to the finer things in life.

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If I spend 80K on something, I expect it to wind itself. Maverick said 

You’re not thinking like a billionaire–all buyer has to do is hire a full-time clock-winder. 

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I hope it comes with a glass case or that clock is not going to last long when it gets dust in the workings.

Its for the gun collector that has everything.

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1873man said
I hope it comes with a glass case or that clock is not going to last long when it gets dust in the workings.

Its for the gun collector that has everything.

Bob

  

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Yep, gets a little dusty in my gun room, vibratory case cleaner running in there now and casting furnace has been running most of the afternoon. I can safely say I don’t have everything. Just as safe to say I won’t buy this contraption when (OK, IF!) I do. It would probably be fun to watch for a minute or two.

 

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1873man said
Its for the gun collector that has everything.

Correction: the BILLIONAIRE that has everything.  Most serious gun collectors, I think, would find it too sickeningly bizarre to want it.

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OTOH perhaps we can’t have too many Winchester clocks.

 

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Something like this made up 100+ years ago would have caught my attention.  I biased against modern stuff.

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If you get past the criticisms above, I think the basic idea and engineering of it is pretty awesome….no one here thinks it’s even the slightest bit cool? I like it, wouldn’t buy one probably unless I WAS a billionaire….but then again, if I win the lottery, I promise to buy one of these, rent a show table in Cody and just set it there, all alone…taunting you all…Laugh

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 As a hobby clock guy I find it surprising they put the balance wheel right on top which is the most delicate part of the clock unprotected. If it flops over the clock is toast.

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